Active Network Now Provides Online Registration for Six of the 10 Largest Marathons in the U.S.
SAN DIEGO, CA – September 13, 2010 – Today, Marine Corps Marathon (MCM), the fourth largest marathon in the U.S. and eighth largest in the world, announced that it has selected The Active Network, Inc. (Active Network), a technology and media company, to provide online registration and technology solutions for all MCM-organized events including the Marine Corps Historic Half marathon and MCM Event Series held March through November.
MCM conducted an extensive search that included many of the endurance industry’s top technology providers. Technology requirements consisted of the ability to manage several races with a field of 10,000 or more, and the capability to handle high volume registration for sell-out events. Through the new five-year agreement, Active Network will provide technology to manage and track participant and volunteer data, access to real-time medical and media reporting, live race day results and MCM website hosting.
“The Marine Corps Marathon strives to provide our participants the best online registration and race day experience,” says Angela Huff, Marine Corps Marathon Deputy Director. “After a thorough analysis of technology providers, Active Network prevailed as the best choice for us because of the technology services they provide and their proven track record of successfully managing the registration process for many of the industry’s most popular events.”
“The Marine Corps Marathon has a great reputation for operating many of the best and largest events in the U.S.,” says Eric McCue, general manager of Active Network’s Endurance division. “We are proud to continue to be Marine Corps Marathon’s technology provider and look forward to continue providing them with the best-in-class online tools needed to meet the demands associated with elite endurance events.”
Active Network currently provides online registration technology to more than 35,000 endurance events including Ironman Triathlon, Chicago Marathon, Los Angeles Marathon and Rock ’n’ Roll San Diego. To learn more about Active Network, go to www.activenetwork.com.
About The Active Network, Inc.
The Active Network, Inc. is a technology and media company that helps millions of people find and register for things to do and helps organizations increase participation in their activities and events. For more information about The Active Network, Inc., please visit www.ActiveNetwork.com.
Jake Gonzales, The Active Network, Inc.
Jake.Gonzales@active.com or +1-858-652-6133